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Buffalo Clean Energy
November 17, 2021

Buffalo region leads the way in renewable energy, sustainability

When you think of Buffalo, N.Y., things that come to mind could include lost Super Bowls, snow and, of course, chicken wings. But the real news coming out of Buffalo is renewable energy. For more than a century, the Western New York city has been a leader in clean energy.

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Buffalo Drone Photography Clean Energy Article
November 17, 2021

Rural Sourcing execs spent two days in Buffalo in September. Here’s what they did

In some ways, it was a standard visit for a company considering the region for a site location, Hubacher said. But because the Rural Sourcing team came in with a clearly defined set of priorities, they were treated to a customized itinerary that could become a template going forward.

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November 12, 2021

Plug Power breaks ground on largest green hydrogen plant in North America

Plug Power has begun construction on a state-of-the-art green hydrogen manufacturing facility at the Western New York Science, Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) in Genesee County. New York Governor Kathy Hochul joined local government leaders to break ground on the project, which will also include a 450-megawatt electricity substation to support the hydrogen projection facility and future growth projects at STAMP.

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November 12, 2021

Rural Sourcing selects Buffalo for software development center

Rural Sourcing, Inc. – a leader in onshore digital engineering – will establish a software development center downtown, creating 150 new jobs within three years. The jobs will be filled by local applicants, with a recruitment effort in the city’s refugee community, and pay an average salary of $80,000.

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November 12, 2021

Software firm plans to create 150 jobs in Buffalo

Invest Buffalo Niagara promoted the region’s workforce availability, education system and investments in technology development, Hubacher said. The organization also highlighted investments designed to make the city’s downtown a more attractive place to recruit and retain tech talent, he said.

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November 12, 2021

U.S. border opens to Canadian traffic

Tom Kucharski of Invest Buffalo Niagara said the return of binational traffic will allow the agency to continue assisting Canadian companies to expand into the U.S. “They’re not going to make business decisions based on our drone camera or Google Earth,” Kucharski said. “They’ve got to be here and be able to meet with folks. It’s international business, and you do business with people you trust.”

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Buffalo Drone Photography Clean Energy Article
November 08, 2021

Buffalo region leads the way in renewable energy, sustainability

When you think of Buffalo, N.Y., things that come to mind could include lost Super Bowls, snow and, of course, chicken wings. But the real news coming out of Buffalo is renewable energy. For more than a century, the Western New York city has been a leader in clean energy.

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Surmet Expansion News
November 02, 2021

Interest in the region is picking up, Invest Buffalo Niagara’s Kucharski says

Invest Buffalo Niagara received 41 “expressions of interest” from July through September from companies interested in relocating or expanding into Western New York, said Kucharski, the organization’s president and CEO. “It was the most active we can remember,” he said. “Just knock-out crazy.” And that’s with the Canadian border still closed. “When the Canadian border opens … we expect to be very busy,” he added.

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8 Dona Street Groundbreaking ceremony
November 02, 2021

Former Bethlehem Steel continues redevelopment with groundbreaking of large manufacturing site

“Our region is significantly below the inventory that is required compared to our peer cities,” Michael Montante, CEO of Uniland, said. “That’s not good because that really limits new companies and existing companies coming in and expanding in Western New York. 8 Dona is part of that solution.”

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Press Releases

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Date
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07.27.2021
BE IN BUFFALO HOSTS INTERN TAKEOVER EVENT
04.26.2021
BE IN BUFFALO VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR – MAY 4
03.30.2021
INVEST BUFFALO UNVEILS PROACTIVE INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
02.01.2021
T&T LEGACY METALS TARGETS 30 NEW JOBS IN BUFFALO NIAGARA
12.16.2020
INVEST BUFFALO NIAGARA PRESIDENT & CEO KUCHARSKI TO CHAIR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
05.26.2020
BE IN BUFFALO LAUNCHES COST OF LIVING CALCULATOR, REGIONAL JOBS BOARD AND OTHER DIGITAL UPDATES